Rachel Ronquillo Gray was born and raised in rural Nevada and holds an MFA from Indiana University and B.A. in English from Whitworth University in Spokane, Washington. She reads books to girls in an after-school program, and she canít get enough of the St. Louis Cardinals. Her work can be found in CURA, Walang Hiya . . . Literature Taking Risks Toward Liberatory Practice and other places. She is a Kundiman fellow.